OCLC Research and ALISE name 2014 research grant recipients

 

OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) have awarded research grants to Denise Agosto of Drexel University and June Abbas of the University of Oklahoma; Leanne Bowler, Daqing He, and Jung Sun Oh of the University of Pittsburgh; and Lynne (E.F.) McKechnie of the University of Western Ontario. The awards were presented 23 January at the ALISE 2014 Annual Conference Awards Reception in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

OCLC/ALISE Library and Information Science Research Grants (LISRG) support research that advances librarianship and information science, promotes independent research to help librarians integrate new technologies into areas of traditional competence, and contributes to a better understanding of the library environment. Full-time academic faculty (or the equivalent) in schools of library and information science worldwide are eligible to apply for grants of up to $15,000.

ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) is a non-profit organization that serves as the intellectual home of university faculty in graduate programs in library and information science in North America.

See the full OCLC news release or list of previous grant recipients for more information.

For more information:

Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
OCLC Research
connawal@oclc.org
+1-303-246-3623

Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research
renspiem@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5231

 

Quick links:

OCLC/ALISE Library & Information Science Research Grants overview [link

OCLC/ALISE Library & Information Science Research Grants awarded [link]  

ALISE [link

OCLC news release: OCLC Research and ALISE name recipients of 2014 Library and Information Science Research Grants [link

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